A job at Helen Allison School is a fulfilling, inspiring experience – whether you work in the classroom, as a support worker or in any of the other position across our sites.
Working with our students, getting to know each individual character and being there to experience the feeling when they achieve their personal goals is incredibly motivating.
The expert training and continuous personal and professional development offered to all our staff means they are fully equipped to give our students the best education and care.
We are an equal opportunities employer and follow the safer recruitment process. All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced criminal record check and references will be taken up before interview.
As part of the National Autistic Society, we offer a number of benefits:
Annual leave of up to 33 days (rising to 35 days after five years’ service). An extra three days of leave are also awarded in the "anniversary years" of service from ten years onwards (eg 10, 15, 20 years), taking holiday entitlement to 38 days for that year. The entitlements are pro rata for part time and term time staff.
Pension scheme - we provide the auto enrollment scheme for which there is also a salary sacrifice scheme option available. Teachers have their own scheme - the Teachers' Pension Scheme.
Interest-free season ticket loans offered after two months of service, which you can pay back in monthly instalments.
24/7 employee assistance programme
Occupational sick pay
A range of discounts from over 150 retailers, accessible from mobile phones or using reloadable discount cards – the average user saves £565 per year.
Discounts on hotel accommodation using one of the UK's leading accommodation websites. With a choice of over 40,000 places to stay in the UK, the National Autistic Society has negotiated great savings for all employees, with up to 25% off the best internet prices.
Simply Health cash plan – you can claim money back towards the cost of check-ups and treatments for you and up to four of your children who are under 18 and living at home.
As well as our general induction programme for all staff, we offer:
On average, 5 days learning and development per year.
Contribution towards fees or time off to gain qualifications such as NVQs (up to level 5), diplomas and postgraduate certificates.
A range of specialist learning to ensure the best possible practice for the young people we support.
Access to a state-of-the-art online academy to develop management, autism-specific and job-specific skills.
A team of learning and development specialists who will support your journey and career progression with the National Autistic Society.
In accordance with safeguarding requirements it is the school's policy not to accept applications by CV only. You will need to complete the online application. Please do not send us speculative CV's as they will be ignored. The online application process is designed to work across a range of browsers and machines, however if you experience a problem in applying for a post, please contact us via the online enquiry form or ring the school and we will do our best to help you.
If you are successful you will be subject to an enhanced criminal record and barring check and references will be taken up before interview.
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